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Hosta

Diana Grenfell

Hosta

the flowering foliage plant

by Diana Grenfell

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hosta.,
  • Liliaceae.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDiana Grenfell ; with drawings by Jenny Brasier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.H73 G74 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20593776M
    ISBN 10071345072X

    HOSTA PUBLICATIONS: Aden, Paul The Hosta Book. Timber Press: Search: Barrett, Rosemary Hostas. Firefly Books Ltd. Search: Bond, Sandra Hosta. Bernhard Thalacker Verlag, Braunschweig: Search: Ford, Richard Hostas - An Essential Guide. The Crowood Press Ltd. Hosta (/ ˈ h ɒ s t ə /, syn. Funkia) is a genus of plants commonly known as hostas, plantain lilies and occasionally by the Japanese name are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants. The genus is currently placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae, and is native to northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Russian Far East).

      Michael Shadrack is a member of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society and the American Hosta Society. His interest in photography has led to a library of nearly hosta images, many of which have been published in books, magazines, and : The Hostapedia. The Long-Awaited Definitive Book On Hostas by Mark R. Zilis Just $! Flat Rate Shipping $8 via USPS! In The Hostapedia, Mark Zilis describes every hosta that he has encountered over the past thirty years. This includes forms he studied in gardens and nurseries throughout the United States and those he observed in native habitats and collections in Japan.

    Grab your Hosta E book – It is waiting. it is only $ pg e book delivered via email. My sole purpose of this book is to help you better understand hostas and their cultural details, so you can achieve the very best from your hostas. You may be a beginner or a hosta collector, either way this book will help you improve your knowledge. - Explore Bonnie Keaveny's board "garden hosta identification", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Hostas, Hosta gardens, Hosta plants pins.


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Hosta by Diana Grenfell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Hosta Book is full of good basic information, but skip it if you want to know about newer cultivars and enjoy lots of pretty pictures. It has plenty of detail about the care and classification of hostas.

It looks (and reads) like something out of the 's or 60's/5(30). I have added the definitive Hosta book to my bookshelf. Having also purchased ms. Grenfell's "The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hostas", also for about $ I have all I need to know about selecting, identifying, cultivating, potting, soil, feeding and water requirements for by: 3.

Hosta Books We're Quite Choosy About What Hosta Books We Sell. We Only Offer Hosta Books That We Ourselves Read At New Hampshire Hostas, we take our time reviewing and choosing what books on hostas we're going to offer to our customers.

The Book of Hosta book Hostas: Small, Very Small, and Mini Varieties. Michael Shadrack, Kathy Guest Shadrack. Hostas are irresistible. Their sculptural leaves and appealing textures make it difficult to stop at one, and it is easy to fill a garden with them.

Help is at hand with this attractive guide to the popular new small hostas that take. The Hosta Book Paul Aden. out of 5 stars Paperback. 40 offers from $ The Hostapedia: An Encyclopedia of Hostas Mark R Zilis. out of 5 stars Hardcover. 1 offer from $ Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas (Timber Press Pocket Guides) Diana Grenfell/5(25).

The book is broken down into the various types of leaves: green, blue, blue-grey, medio-variegated etc. I find this a bit annoying since to find a particular hosta you need to go to the index and hope for the best. But it is one of the classic and essential books for any hosta collector and obviously not as overwhelming as Zilis' tome/5(93).

Fransen Hostas is a family operated nursery with many years of experience in growing and introducing Hostas. Besides a large number of our own Hostas that have been introduced in the past we offer you the newest worldwide Hosta introductions.

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Buy hostas as dormant, bare-root divisions or potted plants in the spring. Hostas can be planted later in the growing season, but will need extra attention (mostly watering) to ensure that they do not succumb to summer heat.

Choosing and Preparing a Planting Site. Hostas do best in partial sun or dappled shade, but will do fine in deep shade, too. The HostaLibrary is the largest and most comprehensive information resource for the Genus Hosta.

It features photos of thousands of hosta cultivars and much other information. Photos are submitted by numerous contributors and generally are accurate representations of the cultivar.

The HostaLibrary is an independent resource not under control of. The Hosta Book is full of good basic information, but skip it if you want to know about newer cultivars and enjoy lots of pretty pictures. It has plenty of detail about the care and classification of hostas.

It looks (and reads) like something out of the 's or 60's: The Genus HOSTA, W. George Schmid, hardbound Timber Press, S. Second Avenue, Portland, ORUSA pp. A truly comprehensive scientific and horticultural study of the genus hosta. The largest part of the book is devoted to detailed descriptions of all species, varieties, forms, and registered/non-registered cultivars.

The Hosta Book. Publisher:Timber Press. Book Binding:Paperback. Each month we recycle over million books, saving o tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard.5/5(1). Mail order hosta catalog. Growing Hostas - Hostas are about as carefree as a plant can be, but a little extra TLC will help your new plants off to a good start.

Select a site that gets bright light or even morning sun. Hostas like shade during the hot part of the day, but they won't thrive in the dark. The book is about Earth, in a postapocalyptic time, being invaded by a parasitic alien race known as "Souls", and follows one Soul's predicament when the consciousness of her human host refuses to give up her body.

The Host was released on May 6,with an initial print run ofcopies. A small hosta with big color, 'Golden Prayers' grows 16 inches across but has slightly cupped deep golden leaves. It shines in the shade, especially if you pair it with other golden hosta varieties or yellow-flowering shade perennials such as ligularia.

This hosta flowers on inch stalks in summer with light purple blooms. The Hosta Lists Donald A. Rawson, Nine Mile Rd. NE, Comstock Park, MI The Hosta Lists represent a compilation of individual lists which group hosta cultivars and species according to various characteristics.

These lists have been compiled over a. Also called plantain lily, hostas come in a diverse range of foliage shapes, colors, textures, and sizes. There is truly a hosta for everyone, whether it be an adorable miniature hosta for a trough garden or a mammoth monster of a plant to fill up a big space under a shade tree.

The Book Of Little Hostas The Hosta World Has Been Waiting For A Book Like This. Bob Solberg, American Hosta Growers Association The Book of Little Hostas: Small, Very Small, and Mini Varieties by Kathy Guest Shadrack & Michael Shadrack Consulting editor Diana Grenfell.

Just $. Free Shipping Via U.S.P.S. Hostas are irresistible. The Hosta Book book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Paul Aden, who has introduced dozens of new hostas into cultivation, wrote /5(15). GARTHWAITE NURSERIES®: UK Stockist: 7 Hosta Pot Luck Plantain Lily Mixed Varieties Bare Root Perennial Plant Grade 1 out of 5 stars 49 £ £   The title of this book is The Book of Little Hostas and it was written by Kathy Guest Shadrack, Michael Shadrack.

This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Timber Press and has a total of pages in the book.Whether you are looking for a hosta coffee table book or a hosta gardening book or both, there are many good books available.

Here are a few: Genus Hosta by W. George Schmid. (ISBN ). This book includes information on varieties of hostas. Hostas by Rosemary Barrett (ISBN ). Barrett has been growing hostas for years, and.